David received his degree as a medical doctor from Queens University of Belfast in 2015 and worked as a Doctor for 2 years in the UK completing the British “Foundation Training Programme”. David then moved to Denmark in September 2017, where he began a Masters in Global Health at Copenhagen University whilst learning the Danish language. David completed his Masters project at COPSAC in 2019 titled “The Infant Gut Microbiota and Risk of Enteric Disease”. David subsequently completed a further 1 year residency program in Emergency Medicine at Sjællands Universitetshospital, Køge.
David began his PhD position at COPSAC in September 2020 and is focusing on obesity in childhood.